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Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018
All of us at The Adelson Educational Campus have known for many years how kind, generous, supportive and worthy of distinction Dr. Miriam Adelson is for her contributions to our Jewish community, our country, and for Israel. Now the whole world will notice when President Donald Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to our beloved Dr. Miriam Adelson this Friday, November 16 at the White House.   The medal is the highest civilian honor in the United States and is given annually to... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, November 9, 2018
On October 27, the Jewish community was attacked by an anti-Semitic perpetrator, murdering 11 innocent lives, at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Multiple schools across the nation participated in wearing all blue to school, spreading awareness about antisemitism. We made this a Tikun Olam project, by asking all students who chose to wear blue free dress, donate a dollar. We raised a total of $450, that will be donated to the Tree of Life Synagogue.   If you would... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, November 9, 2018
This past month, 19 students in 3rd-5th grade, embarked on a journey to campaign for an officer position in Adelson’s Student Council. These students decided they wanted to make a valuable contribution, to be involved, and be leaders and role models to their peers. Our candidates woke up early Monday mornings to learn valuable lessons. Students discussed what it means to be a leader, wrote essays on their qualifications, created slogans, designed catchy speeches, practiced presentation skills... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, November 2, 2018
   Middle School Mensch of the Month for October are: Ari deLeon (8th grade) - “Ari is always ready to lend a hand, is calm, kind and  overall mensch material.” Oz Hirsh (8th grade) - “Oz proactively took the lead on the Zion Field Trip to help pack, shuffle, move, set up and clean up from all our meals and packing of community luggage.”   High School Mensch of the Month for October are: Kennedi Templeton (12th grade): She is an anchor to her classmates, serving as both a model student... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, November 2, 2018
Audrey Kammerer from the Summerlin Library gave a presentation to our JK - 2nd grade and our 3rd - 5th grade students on Tuesday morning. She read “Don’t Take Your Dragon to the Library,” and shared information about all that the library has to offer and the special events that take place at our local libraries. Each child should have received a programs calendar in their communications folder to keep you up to date on the Summerlin library programs for the remainder of 2018.     Our... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Thursday, October 25, 2018
Today, our second graders presented their floor plan designs for a doll house project in art class. The students were surprised by a special guest to help give advice and positive feedback. That guest was Jon Sparer, the current president of AIA (American Institute of Architects) Nevada.   Lower School students are excited to light our Hanukkiah while bringing light to others! The 5th graders are leading us in raising funds for Make a Wish of Southern Nevada to grant a child her wish.... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Thursday, October 25, 2018
Seniors attend Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast: Over 400 students from local high schools along with 8 of our Adelson Seniors (David Poura, Brent Warner, Maya Tomasik, Elisabeth Kac, Kennedi Templeton, Leanne Steward, Richard Zhu, and Nicole Derei) attended the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.   Our students were chosen by teacher nominations. The event was an intergenerational celebration. After the breakfast, the students remained to participate in a town hall meeting with... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, October 19, 2018
Major Clyde, from Nellis Air Force Base, came and spoke to our Upper School Students about her experiences in the air force as a pilot.  The students were fascinated with her story and had many questions for her.   SLAM POETRY The middle school seminar Slam Poetry was a slam dunk with the students.  Ms. Nails and Ms. Joyner inspired great thinking and creativity with our students.   HIGH SCHOOL TRIP Parent permission forms for the high school trip to Camp Alonim are on your parent... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, October 19, 2018
We had a busy and exciting week, and it culminated in wonderful Shabbat services. Next Friday is Nevada Day, and since we will be off, we were celebrating it today with a beautiful song and presentation from our 4th grade class: Home Means Nevada by Bertha Raffetto   During our Shabbat service our 5th grade students kicked off their Tikkun Olam initiative in partnership with the Southern Nevada chapter of Make a Wish foundation. Their event coordinator, Taylor Palmer, spoke to our kids... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, October 12, 2018
SCHOOL SPIRIT High School spirit week has been full of Super Hero excitement all to culminate with the Homecoming Dance, Saturday, October 13 from 8:00-11:00 pm at AEC. On Thursday, the High School held a fun and action-packed Pep Rally with ice cream sundaes, a flag football game and tons of positive school spirit. The Homecoming Court this year is comprised of AEC juniors  Micah deLeon, Kalman Steinberg, Oze Botach, Rebecca Winger, Monica Zhong and Sarah Blank.   DISSECTION WEEK IN UPPER... Read More

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